Question about cut bait

Discussion in 'Catfishing Baits' started by transmissionman, Jun 14, 2007.

  1. transmissionman

    transmissionman New Member

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    I read on this site that cut up carp is very good bait and works very well after frozen for a while. I was wondering if you could do the same with perch or other smaller fish? I have a farm pond where I can get at least 50 bluegill with each throw of the net and would like to be able to cut them up and freeze them for later use.
     
  2. Plowboy411

    Plowboy411 New Member

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    Most any fish makes good cut bait. freeze them scales on in zip lock bags five/six in each bag. just dampen each fish first that way thay freeze like a popsicle. and will stay fresh longer.hope this helps.
     

  3. Plowboy411

    Plowboy411 New Member

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    P.S. don't clean the fish before you freeze'm.
     
  4. BIG GEORGE

    BIG GEORGE New Member

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    A debate that will never die. LOL! Fresh frozen bait will work. Just ask DH how good it is.
     
  5. jtrew

    jtrew New Member

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    I've had some success catching channels on cut frozen bream, but didn't catch any blues, although I catch mostly blues at that spot when I'm fishing with shad or skipjack.
     
  6. Cat Hunter

    Cat Hunter New Member

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    Sunfish, shad, shiners, are all good you will need some big shiners though. I have never used cut up carp but I have used all of these and they have worked for me. Just leave enough room on the hook for a good hook set.